Category Archives: programming

New technology, new problems

I can barely remember the television when I was a child. It wasn’t too smart but it had color and the channel dial supported 11 channels. Not really sure why as there was only 4,5,9 and 11, oh and that … Continue reading

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Terraform tutorial part 3

Infrastructure is not only virtual machines or load balancers but also the virtual private cloud that allows everything to communicate with each other. What is also quite convenient is that it can be defined in Terraform and AWS with only … Continue reading

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Terraform tutorial part 2

When running the terraform init command it will store the current state locally in files. This is pretty convenient but if that file is stored on your workstation that makes it impossible to share the build process between multiple developers. … Continue reading

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Stone age to cloud age

Back in the day when you needed a computer or a technical infrastructure you needed some money and you had to go and purchase actual computer equipment. With the wonders of the cloud technology it is possible to connect to … Continue reading

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Electronic system ESTA

National security is important, you don’t want to let sketchy people into your country. This is somewhat easy to determine for people applying for permanent visas. They have to provide a lot of information and the number of applicants are … Continue reading

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REST services – High tech easier than ever before

A few years ago I was doing some fooling around with creating my own RESTful services server. Restful services in Java Simple server example Simple client example Client and Server 360 Degree of restful server 360 Degree of Restful client … Continue reading

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REST services – the Node JS simple server

NodeJS has actually encapsulated all of the hard work. A simple server that will wait for HTTP GET statements. This simple server program has a lot of functionality. It is an example of three different endpoints that can be called. … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi – fun with electronics

Internet of things devices are amazing. They are just really smart really tiny computers used in innovative ways. smart electric socket smart light bulbs doorbell camera video picture frames autonomous vacuum cleaner Amazon echo Sonos speakers Internet radios It is … Continue reading

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Hacking skills as determined by a politician

Words have meaning and it is a bit disturbing when you read an article or see a speech where they are being incorrectly used. The most recent example of this is how people use or refer to technology. When computers … Continue reading

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Voted off the island

I was frankly happy when the US presidential election was over. It was a long tiring process that took forever and once it was over it still wasn’t really over. Cries of “fake news” and “election fraud” were scary initially … Continue reading

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